Dear Friends and Colleagues: Happy New Year. My father lost his long battle with cancer August 9, 2012. I wanted to do something to honor his memory and help others that are in end-of-life situations. This year I had the privilege to play for several people in hospice care. The smallest gestures meant so much […]
Monthly Archives: January 2013
I was in Buffalo, New York over the weekend to judge the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Great Lakes Region finals, and although everyone thought I was crazy to accept an invitation to go to upstate New York in January, it was actually warmer there on Sunday afternoon than when I got back to Dallas […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, January 11, 2013 Contact: Suzanne Calvin 214.443.1014 Or Megan Meister 214.443.1071 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org THE DALLAS OPERA PROUDLY PRESENTS Composing Conversations” with American Composer Dominick Argento In Partnership with Art&Seek Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. HAMON HALL, THE WINSPEAR OPERA HOUSE AT&T PERFORMNG ARTS CENTER ~~~~ The production of […]
I am sitting down with mezzo-soprano Amanda Crider who sang Flora in last year’s crowd favorite La traviata. Amanda is performing in our TDO Family Concert with the Dallas Opera Orchestra on Saturday, February 2nd. Tickets are on sale now and are just $5!
If you haven’t already caught it on “Theater Jones,” here’s the latest installment of General Director and CEO Keith Cerny’s “Off the Cuff.” This piece, on the extraordinary hold the works of Giacomo Puccini have on modern day opera audiences–really involves a great deal more. Read the article at your leisure…here. (The guy with the moustache […]
Putting the holidays behind us (and, indeed, a fine time was enjoyed by all!), area critics are looking ahead to the spring performance season, including classical music writer Wayne Lee Gay at the Front Row, “D Magazine’s” arts blog. And it seems that high on Wayne’s list is our upcoming production of Puccini’s “Turandot.” Read […]